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Interview with Michael Adams

Sunday, October 19th, 2008

Top English player and first board of the last-year champion Linex Magic, GM Michael Adams, speaks about his play and his team’s ambitions.

Interview With Harika Dronavalli

Saturday, October 18th, 2008

IM Harika Dronavalli, 2008 World Junior Champion, has arrived to Kallithea today to help her team Economist SGSEU Saratov in the fight for the medals in the Women section. More videos and photos

Greeting of Georgios Makropoulos

Wednesday, September 24th, 2008

Dear participants and guests of the 2008 European Club Cup, It is a great honour for our country to host again the European Club Cup in Greece and especially in Halkidiki, an exceptional and beautiful area with a great tradition in hosting successful chess events.

Interview with Jean Michel Rapaire, president of Cercle d’Echecs de Monte-Carlo

Friday, June 27th, 2008

Cercle d’Echecs de Monte-Carlo (CEMC) have completed their registration for the European Chess Club Cup 2008. They will participate with a men team “pour le plaisir”, but what really will make a strong difference in the competition is their women team – GM Humpy Koneru, GM Pia Cramling, GM Xie Jun, IM Monika Socko, and [...]

Message From ECU President Boris Kutin

Tuesday, June 17th, 2008

Dear Chess Friends, It is pleasure for me to extend my message to all participants of the European Club Cup 2008 in Halkidiki, Greece. I am very happy that prestigious European events are being organized once again in Greece. Greek Chess Federation is one of the most active federations and hosts some of the most [...]

FIDE President Kirsan Ilyumzhinov about Kallithea and Halkidiki chess events

Wednesday, May 28th, 2008

During the FIDE Congress in 2001, Kirsan Ilyumzhinov shared his views on Halkidiki and the chess events organized there. I enjoyed very much matter-of-fact and creative spirit of the Congress in Greece. The Congress participants, who are in their overwhelming majority real lovers of chess from 162 countries of the world are first of all, [...]

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